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01
Dec

Olney Visits Barnesville Village Council Meeting

Standing strong in our Quaker tradition of stewardship, Olney Friends School answered a call to action to protect our drinking water supply. Twenty-five students and faculty attended the Barnesville Village Council meeting on Monday, November 28 to urge Council to include the following statement in the area Source [...]

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04
Nov

Summarizing Samurai: Calligraphy and Haiku

#OnlyAtOlney Students gather an appreciation for the beauty of Japanese writing as they combine calligraphy and haiku during their Summarizing Samurai Endeavor.

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24
Oct

Generations Return for OFS Homecoming 2016

Each year, dozens of alumni, parents, and friends of the school return to Olney for our annual Homecoming event. This year, we welcomed familiar folks back for a weekend filled with food, fun, farm activities, and unforgettable festivities.

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27
May

Athletics, Academics, and Sportsmanship Honored at Awards Banquet

Olney's annual Awards Banquet typically falls right before Final Collection on the Thursday preceding Commencement. The evening is, for many members of the Olney community, the most emotional and powerful of the entire school year, and this year was no exception.

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17
May

Olney Celebrates an Incredible Year of Community Art!

The Celebration of the Arts was a true showcase of our community's creativity. The Olney Spirit continues to inspire our students. They created some amazing pieces this year, and our student's musical talents were so evident in their performances. The entire Main was transformed into a gallery and students sold prints [...]

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29
Apr

Gallery: Olney Poetry Slam 2016

On Friday night, April 29th, Olney students, faculty, and even a board member took the stage to perform at Olney's annual Poetry Slam event! Photos can be found below.

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23
Apr

Olney Attends Ecofest at Oglebay Institute

Micah Brownstein and a group of Olney students are at the Oglebay Institute in Wheeling, WV today for ‪#‎Ecofest‬, sharing the story of our commitment to environmental education and sustainability.

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15
Mar

Tradition Meets Tumbling at Gym Ex 2016

On a chilly Friday evening last March, Liarucha Zahnke-Basuki performed in her first Gymnastics Exhibition at Olney Friends School. Toward the end of the event, she stood in the gymnasium doorway, holding back tears as she watched members of the class of 2015 perform their senior skit.

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